Below map, info from book that it was inserted into.
(LL) Tom XIV in 4o. No. 12 (LR) Tome 14 in 8o Page 1ere
Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Georgia, Carolina.
Interesting details in the Map:
The map highlights the unknown region in Northern Texas & the Native American Territories, between the Mississippi and Rio Grande. The first settlements west of New Orleans along the Gulf Coast and the interior of Texas are shown, along with the courses of a number of rivers.
Map by Jacques Bellin, famous cartographer, done for Abbé Prevost's Histoire Générale des Voyages.
Two vertical folds, as issued. Some yellowing along outer upper/right edge. Bit darkening along one fold.
Map image measures 8.0 x 11.5 inches / 20.5 x 29.5 cm.
Will ship rolled inside tube.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group called the philosophes.
Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. His maps of Canada and of French territories in North America (New France, Acadia, Louisiana) are particularly valuable. He died at Versailles.
Bellin contributed a number of maps to 15-vol. Histoire Generale des Voyages of Antoine François Prévost or simply known l'Abbe Prevost.
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